A History of Crime and Punishment in Peterborough: EngAGE in the Afternoon

Provided by:
Yaxley Library

Wed; 18 March 20202:00pm to 3:30pm

An entertaining and occasionally gruesome look at the history of crime and punishment in the city – from the history of the city gaols to the development of the police force.

Want to know where people used to be hanged?  How bodysnatching became a premium occupation?

Learn how we were the last place in England to ‘read the Riot Act’ and hear about the best jail-breaker.

  • Cost: Free (donations welcome)
  • Age range: 18 - 99

Last updated on: 15 February 2020

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